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I purchased this 1980 Volvo Bertone Coupé in May 2008 after nearly ten years of wanting one. This will be a long term project, as my Turbo is still the priority. Send mail to the address above if you have any comments, questions, or suggestions.
2010 New shifter      
Summer 2009 Summer Drive Summer Drive    
January 2009 Repairs in Progress Repairs in Progress    
Summer 2008 H1 Ecodes Rear Interior Interior
B28F Multi-X Paint Issues  

02/24/2010244,225Original shifter replaced with one from a 93 240.
01/26/2009244,134General cosmetic repairs and air filter replacement. Car tries to die when cold and in gear.
08/26/2008244,131The front turnsignal lenses have been re-silvered.
08/26/2008244,131I removed the trailer hitch and replaced it with the original rear valance and tow hook.
08/02/2008244,126Broken oil dipstick replaced and hood helper springs installed.

Stock specs are 136bhp @ 5500RPM and 153lb/ft torque @ 2750RPM
Compression Ratio: 8.8:1
Bosch K-Jetronic Continuous Injection System (Mechanical Fuel Injection)


Stock vented front rotors
ATE Super Blue Racing fluid.

25mm IPD front & rear swaybars w/ poly bushings and endlink bushings (upper & lower)
IPD Lowering Springs
15"x7 "Multi-X" wheels.

Italvolanti steering wheel.
Power mirrors, windows, central locking, and remote trunk opener.
Large Tach with small clock and turbo cluster gauge setup.
Black vinyl center armrest.

Locking gas cap.

Dual H1 European headlights.
Aftermarket oil pressure gauge.
83-85 240 plastic bumpers, and the shocks appear to be collapsed. Rear bumper has been bodymatched!

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